There's already a teacher shortage in the state, and the high cost of housing in many of our cities does not make it any easier to bring in potential educators.
One solution is to let school districts be the landlord and to provide subsidized housing for employees. A new law clears the way for this, but success is mixed thus far.
Reporter Ben Christopher wrote about this for Cal Matters and spoke to A Martinez.
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